09 Mar 2023
--- ProAmpac and FirstWave Innovations are launching aseptic spouted pouches for baby food, fruit smoothies, coffee and spreads. The tech enables greater manufacturing flexibility for small, custom batches of shelf-stable food... Read More
03 Mar 2023
--- Smurfit Kappa is launching a patented Vitop Uno tap, which it promotes as the first tap in the Bag-in-Box market to have attached tamper protection. The new tap design is compliant with the forthcoming Single Use Plastics... Read More
22 Feb 2023
--- Innova Market Insights has revealed its top packaging trends for 2023, with “Plastics circularization” taking the lead spot. Plastic packaging consumption will continue to grow despite anti-plastic sentiment and... Read More
20 Feb 2023
--- Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) and Charter Next Generation (CNG) are producing overwrap film made with CPChem’s Marlex Anew Circular Polyethylene for store shelves in the US. Overwrap films help preserve food, keep... Read More
10 Feb 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa was recognized as a top Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performer and SIG purchased 100% of the aluminum for its aseptic carton packs with certification to the Aluminium... Read More
03 Feb 2023
--- The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) is calling for additional amendments to be made to the European Commission’s (EC) Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) revisions. The alliance,... Read More
22 Dec 2022
--- As 2022 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the Ukraine war and skyrocketing energy prices to chemical recycling debates and action over waste exportation.... Read More
08 Dec 2022
--- SIG announces a US$10 million investment in recycling technology that will enable polymers and aluminum from used aseptic carton packs to be recovered and sold separately for the “first” time on an industrial... Read More
22 Nov 2022
--- Spanish juice brand, Don Simon, has unveiled its first “100% environmentally friendly” and smart packaging, Pure-Pak eSense. The pack is integrated with an app that has interactive games linked to sustainability,... Read More
09 Nov 2022
--- SIG will unveil a new range of F&B solutions at the Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 trade show in Dubai, UAE as the products’ debut in Middle East and African markets. The line will be showcased at the Dubai Silicon... Read More
04 Nov 2022
--- Protecting medical and pharmaceutical solutions while driving up the environmental sustainability of packaging was a major theme at this year’s CPHI trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. During the event this week, we... Read More
19 Oct 2022
--- B. Braun Medical (B. Braun) has been awarded a US$72,500 state grant, secured by Pennsylvania Senator Pat Browne, to fund a medical plastics waste recycling pilot project in the Lehigh Valley. The project will investigate... Read More
06 Oct 2022
--- Microban International is launching LapisShield, a non-heavy-metal technology designed to integrate antimicrobial functionality into water-based coating formulation. The technology inhibits bacterial growth by up to 99.99%,... Read More
05 Oct 2022
--- SIG is launching “Recycle for Good” in Egypt – an initiative for the collection of used aseptic cartons with its partner Tagaddod. The initiative enables consumers to use an app to arrange for their used... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Eastman is providing Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson MedTech company, with its Renew materials for Ethicon’s medical device sterile-barrier packaging. Eastman says this development helps to reduce waste in the... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Household packaging is experiencing a shift toward more environmental sustainability, minimizing packaging material and developing recyclable, refillable and reusable packaging solutions. PackagingInsights explores the... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- Coveris is bringing its latest dairy packaging solutions to FachPack 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany (27-29 September). The packaging materials range – including barrier films, pre-made packs, peelable and reclosable... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- UFlex in India is unveiling a range of flexible packaging and holography solutions for boosted environmental sustainability and standout shelf appeal. The launches come amid a strong financial performance for the quarter and... Read More
29 Jul 2022
--- This week in industry news, Mondi and Fiorini International partnered to create a new paper packaging solution for Antico Pastificio Umbro, an Italian manufacturer of premium pasta products. Meanwhile, Sidel announced the... Read More